Traffic accident closes Route 422 in Franklin Township just before 4:30 p.m.

July 14, 2018

A traffic accident caused police to close Route 422 in Butler County near Moraine State Park just before 4:30 p.m., state police at Butler said.

The wreck happened near Michael’s restaurant. Traffic in both directions was stopped to allow an emergency helicopter to land. The lanes were still closed at 5 p.m.

Butler County 911 said two people were flown to a hospital at about 5:15 p.m.

Troopers investigated.

Traffic was reopened to traffic in both directions at about 5:45 p.m.

The investigating trooper was sent to another accident and details weren’t available, state police said.

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